n South African Gastroenterology Review - Vagaries of the natural history of signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach : case report
|Article Title||Vagaries of the natural history of signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach : case report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Author||J. Islam, G. Tudor, P. Shivsankar and S.R. Thomson|
|Publication Date||Aug 2010|
|Pages||11 - 12|
|Keyword(s)||Edendale Hospital and University of Kwa-Zulu Natal|
In our environment signet ring cell mucin producing stomach cancers usually, present with advanced disease often with transperitoneal spread and krukenburg tumours. We present a patient who had a bizarre "benign" course of a biopsy proven signet cell cancer, who one year after diagnosis had a curative resection for a cancer confined to the mucosa.
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